The teaser trailer to Maleficent, a film which stars Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, and Sharlto Copley has surfaced online.
Directed by Robert Stromberg, the picture is the origin story of the villain (Jolie) behind the classic Disney film Sleeping Beauty (Eleanor Audley provided the voice in the feature). Jolie has starred in a live action [...]
It took Johnny Knoxville to knock Sandra Bullock and George Clooney off their box office throne, as Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa took in $32 million in its first weekend. Gravity didn’t go home a loser either, as the flick took in $20.3 million to capture second place. Unfortunately, The Counselor’s star power of Michael [...]
At the end of 2012’s The Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen (played by Jennifer Lawrence) walked away the winner, but it was far from a happy ending. When The Hunger Games: Catching Fire opens next month, we’ll get to see the fallout from Katniss’s unconventional victory, and the impact it will have on her life, on [...]
The 1995 feature Heat, featuring Robert De Niro as a cool as ice bank robber and Al Pacino as the highly strung flatfoot on his trail, cut a destructive swath through downtown Los Angeles. Shot with the usual verve and testosterone driven moxie that one can expect from a Michael Mann (Collateral, Thief, Miami Vice) [...]
When it debuted in 2011, Thor was arguably the riskiest step in Marvel Studios’ grand design for building their cinematic universe. Whereas their previous self-produced films, Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, and Iron Man 2, all had some level of star or character recognition among audiences and maintained a relatively [...]
Although imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Chloe Grace Moretz did not want to mimic Sissy Spacek’s performance in Carrie. Spacek made an indelible mark on the audacious Brian De Palma directed original (which is based on the Stephen King bestseller of the same name). But this is not 1976, and Moretz wanted to [...]
It’s hard to find a director on a bigger hot streak than David O. Russell. The Fighter and Silver Linings Playbook were both commercial and critical hits, and now American Hustle is also receiving its share of Oscar buzz. It’s amazing to think that Russell, whose manic cinematic energy is captured to full effect in [...]
The Grandmaster, director Wong Kar Wai’s (In The Mood For Love, 2046) exploration of the life of Kung Fu legend Ip Man (played by longtime Kar Wai collaborator Tony Leung), hits Blu-ray and DVD November 26.
Hopefully the film, which is being released via Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company, will get [...]
Ben Stiller’s new film, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, which he also directed and produced, is scheduled to be released on December 25, 2013. The film has already received positive feedback from those who have seen the early screenings. The film is a retelling of the 1945 film by the same [...]
After his shenanigans in Thor and The Avengers, Loki (Tom Hiddleston) should be public enemy number one in the Marvel Universe. Thor (Chris Hemsworth) may be the god of thunder, but in the following clip he may also be the king of naivete, as he’s cautiously asking his sibling to help him battle an enemy [...]